Emotional message to deceased son Emilio
In August Simone Mecky-Ballack’s son died tragically. On the day he would have turned 19, she writes to her “beloved child”.
At the beginning of August Emilio Ballack, the son of Simone Mecky-Ballack (45) and Michael Ballack (44), died in a tragic accident in Portugal. On September 19 – the day he would have turned 19 – his grieving mother published emotional words on Instagram.
“I miss you every second”
“My beloved child, today on September 19th you would have turned 19”, the 45-year-old begins her moving post, to which she added a photo of Emilio’s 18th birthday. “Who could have guessed that this picture would be your last birthday picture … I miss you every second and I don’t know how it should ever be any different?” Mecky-Ballack struggles “through life, for you and your brothers” every day.
She not only turned to her deceased son, but also thanked her followers “for the many, many messages and comforting words. Don’t be angry that I can’t answer everyone, but I’ve read every single one.” She closes her Instagram post with an English-language poem and the words: “In eternal love, your mom.”
Sympathy from fans and celebrity colleagues
Under Mecky-Ballack’s entry, numerous comments from fans and celebrities, including model and actress Claudelle Deckert (47), singer Ikke Hüftgold (45) and presenter Frauke Ludowig (57). Deckert wrote something like: “We are with you every second … in our hearts and in our thoughts”
Emilio Ballack was killed in a quad bike accident in Portugal on August 5th. Along with two other sons, he comes from Simone Mecky-Ballack’s first marriage (2008-2012) with ex-national soccer player and Bayern Munich star Michael Ballack.